Jason and the Argonauts | Chicago Reader

Jason and the Argonauts

Special-effects buffs generally cite this 1963 effort by Ray Harryhausen as the master's masterpiece, and his work does a great deal to enliven the tired plot and vacuous stars (Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack). Buff interest of a different sort is provided by Bernard Herrmann's score, one of his finest. Donald Chaffey directed.

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Director:

  • Don Chaffey

Cast:

  • Todd Armstrong
  • Nancy Kovack
  • Gary Raymond
  • Honor Blackman
  • Nigel Green
  • Laurence Naismith
  • Niall MacGinnis
  • Michael Gwynn
  • Douglas Wilmer
  • Jack Gwillim
  • John Cairney
  • Patrick Troughton
  • Andrew Faulds
  • Nando Poggi
  • John Crawford
  • Douglas Robinson

Writers:

  • Jan Read
  • Beverley Cross

Producers:

  • Ray Harryhausen
  • Charles Schneer

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